IPTV is an abbreviation for Internet Protocol television. It is a type of television where transmitting and broadcasting of television programs are through the Internet via the Internet Protocol (IP).
Our ordinary sattelite television delivers it's programmed broadcast to whoever is connected simultaneously except interrupted. A user is able to change channel but cannot retrieve lost programs.
In contrast to this, an IPTV service can perform a live television function, and as a past event streaming fnction. Of the later function, content remains on the service provider’s network, and only the program the customer selects is sent. You can learn more on IPTV here .... Internet Television: Is IPTV legal and legitimate?
Nigerian IPTV Providers
₹ Pipul TV: One of Nigeria's popular IPTV is Pipul TV, it is Africa’s first official IPTV service and indigenous also. They promise over 350 premium international TV broadcasts and access to over 19,000 video-on-demand movies, TV series and educational content. You can learn more about this kind of IPTV here: Pipul TV is the first Nigerian IPTV Provider (How it works)
Legal IPTV Services (most are USA only services)
₹ Bein sports connect
₹ Amazon prime
₹ fuboTV Premier
₹ Netflix (Available in many countries other than; China, Crimea, Syria, and North Korea)
₹ DStv now
₹ Direct TV NOw
₹ PlayStation Vue
₹ Hulu Live TV
The following devices below may contain inbuilt apps of software that paves the payment of any pay-TV subscriptions:
₹ Amazon Fire TV Stick (you can jailbreak it to install 3rd party apps)
₹ Apple TV
₹ Roku TV
₹ Anmax x10 (An android tv box that you can easily root to install 3rd party apps)
₹ Android smart TVs.
Some models of TV Satellite Receivers do allow IPTV. Some STRONG receivers like(SRT 4930L, SRT 4922/ A, SRT 4950H) have this feature. Those receivers have already a built-in IPTV channel list, however you can add more channels if you want.
Steps to add more channels to STRONG decoder:
₹ Download a recent strong software
₹ Go Menu, then Entertainment, then IPTV
₹ Press F2 on your remote control. A pop-up will open; Insert the channel name as well as the URL of the channel you want to watch.
₹ Save and you're done.
Legal and Illegal IPTV
Learn about the legality of IPTV here
If you are one who opt for and illigal IPTV service, it's good to note that there are associated risks to using 3rd party/insecure IPTV with the risk of prosecution by original content owner included.
Below are tips to adhere to when using an illegal IPTV:
₹ Make sure you use a VPN service. Vpn will anonymise your identity.
₹ Buy your IPTV hardware only from recognized and trusted stores.
₹ Do not purchase any IPTV service with your ATM card. Use a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin.
Using IPTV Legally
₹ Make sure you buy the subscription from the original content providers or their agents.
₹ You can as well get a login details from anyone you know that has an active subscription but not using it.